Emerging issues in remote sensing liability
Remote sensing of the Earth's surface is an issue
that opens itself to State liability issues. The notion of using
devices such as satellites to survey the globe, although
incontrovertibly beneficial to the development of cartography,
meteorology, geography and oceanography - all of which affect air
navigation - would inevitably raise questions of State privacy.
Heart of the North beating steadily
Dharma Sri Abeyratne tours the
Jaffna peninsula, discovering a region returning to its days of
Arid and hot, Jaffna is nevertheless one of the
most scenic areas in the country. Battle-scarred and war weary,
Jaffna is slowly but surely regaining its former glory. Just 12
years after the Government liberated the area from the LTTE, it is
firmly on the road to development.